# Intermediate Algebra

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If the discriminant of a quadratic equation has the given value, determine the number and type of solutions of the equation.

A.48

B.0

• Intermediate Algebra -

If b^2-4ac = +48 then you have two real roots

If b^2 -4ac = 0 then your two roots are the same and you really only have one real root. The vertex is on the x axis.

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